Richard Reis has been named a vice president and northwest regional manager for URS Corporation’s Infrastructure & Environment Division. In his new position, Reis will lead the business operations of more than 500 URS employees in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and western Canada.
Reis has more than 34 years of managerial and hands-on experience in civil and environmental engineering, construction, and project management. Prior to joining URS, he served as operations manager for Tetra Tech in Bellevue, Washington. Previously, he was northwest regional operations manager at WHPacific, where he provided operational oversight for ten offices in the Northwest. He also has worked for Fluor Daniel, SCS Engineers, and EMCON, undertaking project assignments in Japan, Canada, and Saudi Arabia.
Reis holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from the University of Southern California and completed the executive management program at the University of Washington. He is a registered professional engineer in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska.
URS Corporation provides engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private companies around the world. The company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; information technology; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for federal, oil and gas, infrastructure, power, and industrial projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS Corporation has more than 54,000 employees in a network of offices in nearly 50 countries (www.urs.com).